Teaching New Literacies in Grades K-3

Teaching New Literacies in Grades K-3

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Even the youngest readers and writers in todaya€™s classrooms can benefit enormously from engagement with a wide range of traditional and nontraditional texts. This teacher-friendly handbook is packed with creative strategies for introducing K 3 students to fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling; Web-based and multimodal texts; hip-hop; advertisements; math problems; and many other types of texts. Prominent authorities explain the research base underlying the booka€™s 23 complete lessons and provide practical activities and assessments for promoting decoding, fluency, comprehension, and other key literacy skills. Snapshots of diverse classrooms bring the material to life; helpful reproducibles are included.Traditionally, narrative texts have dominated in primary-grade classrooms ( Hoffman, Roser, aamp; Battle, 1993; Pressley, Rankin, aamp; Yokoi, 1996; Venezky, 2000) . ... At the second-grade level, for example, children must read, write, or answer questions about poetry, stories, folktales, procedural ... speeches, persuasive essays, journals directions, maps, time lines, graphs, tables, charts, recipes, and schedules.

Title:Teaching New Literacies in Grades K-3
Author:Barbara Moss, Diane Lapp
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2009-11-30


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